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Camden in Camden County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lemuel Sawyer

 
 
Lemuel Sawyer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 18, 2021
1. Lemuel Sawyer Marker
Inscription.  Author of "Blackbeard, a Comedy," 1824, an early drama on North Carolina, & other works. Member of Congress. Grave 160 yds. N.W.
 
Erected 1951 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number A38.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 36° 18.944′ N, 76° 10.824′ W. Marker is in Camden, North Carolina, in Camden County. Marker is on Highway 158 just east of Havenwood Drive (County Road 1257), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 US-158, Camden NC 27921, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Isaac Gregory (approx. one mile away); Camden County Jail (approx. one mile away); Locks of the Dismal Swamp Canal (approx. one mile away); Dempsey Burgess (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Isaac Gregory (approx. one mile away); Camden County Courthouse
Lemuel Sawyer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 18, 2021
2. Lemuel Sawyer Marker
(approx. one mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); A Town Divided (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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Mar. 2, 2021